8th Cavalry
Pennsylvania Volunteers
Company H

Recruited at Philadelphia

Name

Rank

Date of Muster
Into Service

Term/
Years

Remarks

Charles G. Smyth Captain September 18, 1861
3
Resigned July 6, 1862
Sam'n L. Griffin Captain August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Lt. Company I, July 7, 1862; resigned April 8, 1863
Thomas A. Davis Captain August 24, 1861
3
Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt., August 9, 1864; to 1st Lt., January 16, 1865; to brevet Captain, March 13, 1865; to Captain, May 31, 1865; transferred to Company L, 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
William J. Latta 1st Lt. September 11, 1861
3
Transferred to company C, September, 1861
Nich. W. Kneass 1st Lt. September 18, 1861
3
Promoted to Adjutant, February 12, 1862
John E. Kane, Jr. 1st Lt. August 1, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company C, August 31, 1863; discharged September 28, 1864, expiration of term
William A. Daily 1st Lt. August 19, 1861
3
Promoted from 2d Lt. Company M, date unknown; to Captain, April 1, 1863; not mustered; capt'd at Sulphur Spr's, Va., October 12, 1863; discharged January 23, 1865; expiration of term
James M'Nichol 1st Lt. August 24, 1861
3
Promoted from Quarter Master Sergeant, December 20, 1864; transferred to Company L, 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Henry Gallen 2d Lt. September 18, 1861
3
Promoted to 1st Lt. Company A, March 19, 1862
John L. Dougherty 2d Lt. August 21, 1861
3
Promoted from private Company E, to 2d Lt., June 23, 1862; resigned October 2, 1862
Geo. K. Stephens 2d Lt. August 31, 1861
3
Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lt., December 20, 1864; transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Reese R. Dutton 1st Sergeant August 27, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 65; Vet
Pierce C. DeSanque Quarter Master Sergeant September 16, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 24, 1863
Benjamin Gault Quarter Master Sergeant September 16, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
George Hinkson Sergeant September 3, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 8, 1865
David Wolf Quarter Master Sergeant September 6, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to November 20, 1864; discharged February 14, 1865
William Moffitt Quarter Master Sergeant September 3, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Benjamin Gault Quarter Master Sergeant September 16, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
James F. Hartley Quarter Master Sergeant September 10, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
William Hunter Quarter Master Sergeant August 1, 1861
3
Captured October 12, 1863; discharged February 14, 1865
Daniel Slawter Corporal August 19, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863 to February 26, 1865; discharged April 25, 1865
Isaac Bantling Corporal September 3, 1861
3
Captured; died at Andersonville, Georgia, May 9, 1864, grave, 974
Wm. T. Hallowell Corporal August 31, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, October 6, 1862
Austin Peet Corporal August 24, 1861
3
Died, date unknown
John Shoemaker Corporal August 27, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Francis Blee Bugler August 29, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
James Lodge Blacksmith September 27, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
George Wolf Farrier August 24, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Jacob Stahl Saddler August 14, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Bunn, Robert Private August 24, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 16lst Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Biedell, M. Bullock Private September 9, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 25, 1862
Barnard, John Private February 5, 1864
3
Discharged, by General Order, June 17, 1865
Bassett, Daniel S. Private February 23, 1865
1
Killed at Dinwiddie C. H., Va., March 31, 1835
Bond, George Private March 23, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Crap, Robert M. Private August 31, 1861
3
Discharged September 3, 1864, expiration of term
Cox, Lewis H. Private September 13, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Carter, William Private March 15, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, May 15, 1865
Cook, George H. Private February 29, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 27, 1865
Corge, Thomas Private February 28, 1864
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged September 4, 1865
Clark, Wesley Private September 27, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Du Basq, John Private August 24, 1861
3
Dischargeed September 5, 1864, expiration of term
Davis, William S. Private August 24, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May, 1862
Davis, Isaac Private September 6, 1861
3
Captured; died at Andersonvilie, Georgia, June 1, 1864, grave, 1,545
Dalton, James J. Private September 18, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Dalton, James G. Private September 18, 1861
3
Captured October 12, 1863; died at Andersonville, Ga., July 23, 1854, grave, 3,741
Dutton, Smith Private September 2, 1861
3
Discharged September 27, 1864, expiration of term
Dunn, Patrick Private September 27, 1861
3
Discharged September 27, 1864, expiration of term
Ellis, William Private September 18, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ellis, Alexander Private September 18, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ennis, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Ennis, William Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Fox, Michael Private August 24, 1861
3
Captured; died at Andersonville, Georgia, October, 1864, grave, 11.367
Founds, George J.r Private September 5, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Founds, George J.r Private September 5, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Fox, Philip Private September 5, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Franklin, Joseph B. Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Foulke, John Private August 27, 1861
3
Died at Washington, March 10, 1862, buried in Military Asylum Cemetery, D. C.
Galloway, John Private August 27, 1861
3
Promoted to Reg. Corn. Sergeant, January 1, 1865; Vet
Glasco, Matthew Private August 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May 9, 1862
Gorman, Thos. M. Private August 31, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May 9, 1862
Garrett, Levi Private September 5, 1861
3
Discharged September 3, 1864, expiration of term
Gault, John Private September 16, 1861
3
Died at Fortress Monroe, Va., May 12, 1862
Green, James, lst Private September 18, 1861
3
Discharged September 18, 1864, expiration of term
Green, James, 2d Private September 18, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Gallen, Henry Private January 4, 1864
3
Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged August 26, 1865
Gallagher, John J. Private September 30, 1864
1
Not accounted for
Goldstine, Charles Private February 6, 1864
3
Deserted December, 1864
Horning, Gottlieb Private August 24, 1861
3
Discharged September 3, 1864, expiration of term
Hopper, Samuel Private August 27, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to April 29, 1865; discharged by General Order, June 8, 1865
Henry, Samuel Private August 29, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Higgins, Joseph Private August 31, 1861
3
Captured; died at Salisbury, North Carolina, December 18, 1864; Vet
Holmes, George T. Private February 23, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 21, 1865
Hugg, Andrew Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Haggerty, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Deserted May 9, 1864; Vet
Hartley, John Private February 23, 1865
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Jones, Benjamin Private September 6, 1861
3
Deserted in 1861
Johnston, Robert Private September 27, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, December 31, 1862
Kepler, Theodore Private August 29, 1861
3
Discharged, date unknown
Kehoe, Moses Private August 31, 1861
3
Captured; died at Andersonville, Ga., June 22, 1864, grave 2,335
Kitts, John L. Private September 5, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Kitts, John L. Private September 7, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
King, Peter Private March 5, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Leach, John W. Private August 24, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Lapes, Charles Private August, 1864
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 22, 1862
Marks, Lawrence Private August 24, 1861
3
Transferred to Company C, date unknown; Vet
Moore, Wm. T. I. Private August 24, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Mulligan, Henry Private August 3, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Miller, James Private August 3, 1861
3
Discharged September 3, 1864, expiration of term
Meek, Lawrence A. Private August 31, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, May 9, 1862
Martin, Andrew Private September 19, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Marston, Richard Private February 24, 1864
3
Discharged by General Order, June 14, 1865
M'Cartney, James Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to company C, date unknown
M'Cormrick, John Private August 31, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, June 6, 1862
McDermott, John Private September 5, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Cordor, James Private September 18, 1861
3
Not accounted for
M'Cord, George Private September 18, 1861,
3
Not accounted for
M'Mahon, Michael Private September 7, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
Nelson, Thomas Private August 24, 1861
3
Captured October 12, 1863; discharged June 21, 1865
Nelson, John Private August 13, 1861
1
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
O'Donnell, Michael Private August 29, 1861
3
Discharged February 23, 1865, for wounds received in action, August 23, 1864; Vet
O'Neil, Thomas Private September 5, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, November 26, 18??
Pierce, Henry J. Private September 3, 1861
3
Died at Rockville, Md., September, 1862
Patterson, Alex'r. Private September 9, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Polock, Andrew Private August 19, 1861
3
Captured, date unknown; discharged by General Order, June 10, 1865
Penrose, Robert Private November 10, 1864
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st regiment P. V., July 24, 1865
Rockon, Oliver Private August 24, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, January 15, 1863
Rapp, Joseph C. Private August 24, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Rea, Francis Private August 27, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Ramsey, George V. Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, November 19, 1862
Stanmuire, Simon Private August 24, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate, January 15, 1864
Sanders, Alex'r T. Private August 29, 1861
3
Capt'd; died at Annapolis, Md., May 1, 1865; Vet
Smith, John H. Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged November 29, 1864, expiration of term
Steward, Samuel Private September 5, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Sprigmnan, H. A. M. Private September 9, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Schmidt, Charles Private September 23, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Sackrand, Christ'n Private September 7, 1864
1
Discharged by General Order, June 16, 1865
Sander, Henry Private August 19, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Stevison, Thomas Private March 25, 1864
3
Not accounted for
Taylor, James Private August 24, 1861
3
Died August 14, 1863; buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md.
Thomas, Joseph Private August 29, 1861
3
Transferred to Company L, 161st Regiment P. V., July 24, 1865; Vet
Turner, John Private August 29, 1861
3
Dischargeed September 3, 1864, expiration of term
Tomlinson, S. F. Private September 5, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to April 28, 1865; discharged June 5, 1865
Tomlinson, Geo. H. Private September 5, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, July 28, 1862
Taylor, Joseph H. Private September 5, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Wiesman, George Private August 24, 1861
3
Discharged on Surgeon's certificate, March 15, 1863
Woodrow, Isaac Private September 3, 1861
3
Discharged September 9, 1864, expiration of term
Walter, Lewis Private September 18, 1861
3
Discharged September 18, 1864, expiration of term
Walter, Lewis P. Private September 18, 1861
3
Not accounted for
Williamson, Chas. Private August 19, 1861
3
Discharged February 2, 1865
Ward, John H. Private August 19, 1861
3
Prisoner from October 12, 1863, to November 20, 1864; discharged March 6, 1865

Source:  Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.

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